11 Feb '12, 2am

GOP Goes After Pro-Choice Women On Birth Control | Care2 Causes

@Steve P--no, religious freedom is not the issue here: the issue is whether Catholic institutions have the right to deprive their female employees of their choice whether to use birth control and to have it covered by insurance like every other woman in the US. Not all employees of Catholic institutions are practicing or professed Catholics; and many Catholic women have used birth control pills at one time or another. Every woman covered by "Obamacare" (I don't consider this term derogatory--it's an accomplishment for which I'm very grateful) will have the right to use this coverage or not according to her own beliefs & her own conscience. Now that Obama has removed the requirement of the church to pay for the coverage, they have nothing genuine to complain about. For government to deny coverage to employees of this or any church would be discriminatory and unconstitutiona...

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